Kittila, northern Finland

Located in the Lapland region of northern Finland, approximately 900 km north of Helsinki and 150 km north of the Arctic Circle, the Kittila mine is the largest primary gold producer in Europe. Kittila achieved commercial production on May 1, 2009, becoming Agnico Eagle’s first mine outside of Canada. Since open-pit mining was completed in 2012, Kittila has been an underground-only operation.

Key Facts

Mine type


2023 production

234,402 oz gold

2023 production costs

$878/oz gold

2023 total cash costs

$871/oz gold

Gold reserves
as at December 31, 2023

3,584,000 oz

See 2023 year end Mineral Reserves and Mineral Resources statement for additional detail.

2024 production guidance

230,000 oz gold

2024 total cash costs guidance

$954/oz gold

Mine life


Mine Production

2023 Output